Partner Ivonne Mena King will participate in The Foreign Corrupt Practice Act: Coping with Heightened Enforcement Risks conference hosted by the Practising Law Institute (PLI) on Establishing an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program and Creating a Successful Compliance Culture on September 17, 2007, in San Francisco.
This program is designed for both in-house and outside counsel interested in gaining a practical, in-depth understanding of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) as well as the legal and ethical responsibilities of those companies subject to the Act and their legal, accounting, and financial advisors. PLI’s experienced faculty of private practitioners and regulators will provide an overview of the FCPA and its implications, as well as the latest enforcement trends, international developments, compliance best practices, and risk assessment and mitigation.
Ivonne Mena King will present on the panel entitled, “Establishing an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program and Creating a Successful Compliance Culture” at 1:30 p.m. Topics addressed will include:
- Best practices in anti-corruption compliance programs
- Structuring an effective compliance program that will withstand government scrutiny
- Getting employees to buy into an anti-corruption culture: beyond training, review and follow-ups
- Respective roles of audit committee and management in establishing and policing a culture of compliance
- Detecting and correcting lapses in an otherwise effective compliance program
- Problems unique to large organizations in establishing an effective anti-corruption compliance program